[Samba] Samba hangs the boot on Gentoo.

John Drescher drescherjm at gmail.com
Sat Jan 22 07:22:52 MST 2011

On Thu, Jan 20, 2011 at 9:30 AM, Aleksandr Poteriachin
<insp1re2991 at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hello,
> Today I came across with the problem with booting my Gentoo system.
> Yesterday I installed samba and when I turned on my notebook today it stops
> booting at starting up the samba daemon. It goes until:
>> * samba -> start: smbd ...
> ... and then freezes ... Maybe the problem is somehow related to my Wi-Fi
> connection on notebook and Samba is looking for Internet connection and
> waiting for it to be established? Maybe you can give any advice on how to
> boot to my system without loading samba and uninstalling it?

Do an interactive boot. Press I when it asks you to do in the boot
process. Then do not start the samba daemon.


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